1..The Complexity of understanding the opposite sex; questions youve always wanted to ask...(Do women and Men know what they want)
Where: Community College of Philadelphia
When: Thursday, April 19, 2012
**Event Open to Community College Students, Faculty and Staff only**
***Due to the overwhelming interest and response at the March trainings these 2 workshops below are offered again...please register early..space is limited***
2.The Unspoken Language; The Art of Counseling African American Men....
Where: Holiday Inn, Route 70...Cherry Hill NJ
When: Wednesday, June 13 2012
Workshop Summary: This half –day workshop provides attendees with an understanding of the art of counseling African American men. The workshop is designed to help those who work with African American men in therapeutic or counseling relationships understand the myriad of complex dynamics that sometimes hinder the therapeutic process for this population. There is an art form associated with talking and connecting with American African men and much of it is nonverbal. This workshop will provide the tools necessary to prevent frustration, lack of understanding, and the feeling that the client is unreachable. Participants will learn that sometimes our most powerful communication is not through spoken language but through that which is unspoken.
3.The Paradoxical Relationship between Mothers and their older sons; The mixed message of "the man of the house"..
Where: Holiday Inn, Route 70..Cherry Hill, NJ
When: Wednesday , June 13, 2012
This workshop provides attendees with inside look into the mixed messages that single mothers sometimes give their oldest sons. This workshop will focus on the conflicted and paradoxical relationships that single mothers have with their oldest sons that usually result in constant conflict and chaos. This workshop will help therapist understand the tangled web of confusion that this brings to the mother and the son. The son is told he is the man of the house but when he exerts that authority is quickly reminded that he is still a child and the paradox of this statement may cause the mother and son to battle for position in the home. Participants will leave with an understanding of this paradox and will learn therapeutic techniques, tools, and skills that can be used to reduce the conflict in these relationships